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Neuroimaging study finds slower development of connections in children with ADHD.

A neuroimaging study involving 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and those without.  Children with ADHD, a new study from the University of Michigan finds, lag behind others of the same age in how quickly their brains form connections within, and between, key brain networks. 832 more words

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Eating habits, body fat related to differences in brain chemistry.

People who are obese may be more susceptible to environmental food cues than their lean counterparts due to differences in brain chemistry that make eating more habitual and less rewarding, according to a National Institutes of Health study. 444 more words

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By Isabella D’Esposito

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To deal with the mind is to deal 

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Plastic changes to the brain due to TMS imaged for the first time.

Tinnitus, migraine, epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s; all these are examples of diseases with neurological causes, the treatment and study of which is more and more frequently being carried out by means of magnetic stimulation of the brain. 484 more words

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Commercial fMRI neurobollocks - no, you cannot record your dreams (yet).

With thanks to Micah Allen (@neuroconscience) for pointing this one out.

My day job is as an fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging) researcher, so you can imagine how tickled I was when I came across a brand-new neurobollocks-peddler who’s chosen to set up shop right on my patch! 1,000 more words

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Neuroimaging study shows disrupted networks in the brain of dyslexic readers.

Dyslexia, the most commonly diagnosed learning disability in the United States, is a neurological reading disability that occurs when the regions of the brain that process written language don’t function normally. 533 more words

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) successfully improves memory.

Stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses, called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, improves memory, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.  1,057 more words

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